The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Consultant
Rank 591 595 562
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 35 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.033% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.035% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 18
Average daily rate £456 £515 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 35 £456 -11.40% 5
London +12 12 £456 -11.40% 2
South East +23 8 £488 -
Surrey -6 4 £563 -
North West - 4 £525 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £388 - 1
Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 3 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £300 -
Manchester - 3 £525 - 1
Lewisham - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £388 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £700 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £700 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) Migration
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle
5 6 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) Coaching
5 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) Web Services
6 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.00%) XML
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
7 4 (8.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
7 4 (8.00%) vSphere
7 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (6.00%) Fintech
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) J2EE

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.00%) Maximo
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) IPsec
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.00%) Lumira
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.00%) JMeter
1 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) EJB
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) Middleware
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) XSD
3 3 (6.00%) XSLT
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.00%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (2.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) OSGi
5 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Biometrics
4 2 (4.00%) Biotechnology
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.00%) Coaching
4 4 (8.00%) SOA
4 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps
6 2 (4.00%) Logistics
6 2 (4.00%) SDLC
6 2 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Basel II
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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